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What is encoding mode?

What is encoding mode in a 2D barcode?


03-04-15     1633 day(s) ago    

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The encoding mode determines how information is encoded in a 2D symbol. In IDAutomation products, the encoding mode may be a property or parameter setting.

Examples of Encoding Mode Types for various 2D barcodes:


Binary is used to encode binary data and bytes of data.

BASE256 is used to encode bytes of data or bits of data in 8 bit increments.

C40 is used to encode data that mainly contains numeric and uppercase characters.

TEXT is used to encode data that mainly contains numeric and lowercase characters.

MaxiCode modes 2-6 specify the carrier type and error correction level.

Numeric is used to encode numbers only.


Encoding Mode is available in Data Matrix, PDF417, QR Code, Aztec, and MaxiCode products.

Depending on the encoding mode applied, the barcode may vary in size.

Example of Encoding Mode options in the Data Matrix Image Generator:
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